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Using IFAS for improved WWTP capacity and performance

Insights and Resources, Wastewater

by Valera Saknenko, Vincent Nazareth, Robertson Gibb, R.V. Anderson Associates Limited, and Patrick Devlin and Krista Thomas, City of Peterborough


This plant re-rating was achieved by full conversion of the existing aeration tanks to a hybrid integrated fixed film activated sludge (IFAS) media system. Concurrent upgrades included improvements to the inlet works, construction of four new primary clarifiers, a sludge dewatering facility and a new septage receiving station.

Published in the January February 2015 Issue of Environmental Science & Engineering Magazine

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